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2020-01-16 - Hackers jailed for hacking National Lottery & withdrawing £13

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
By Uzair Amir Welp, here's something shocking... NOT. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Hackers jailed for hacking National Lottery %26 withdrawing £13 Security

2020-01-16 - #TBT: DOCSIS 3.1 heads to prime time; BT’s purchase of EE approved; LinkNYC debuts … this week in 2016

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
Editor’s Note: RCR Wireless News goes all in for “Throwback Thursdays,” tapping into our archives to resuscitate the top headlines from the past. Fire up the time machine, put on the sepia-tinted shades, set the date for #TBT and enjoy the memories! LinkNYC Wi-Fi debuts New Yorkers can now enjoy... Development Economic

2020-01-16 - Judge Says Chicago PD Must Release Nearly 50 Years Of Misconduct Files Before The End Of This Year

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
The Chicago Police Department is one of the worst in the nation. There's simply no denying this. The Chicago PD ran its own black site for years, subjecting to arrestees to interrogations without access to legal counsel or notification of their families. Citizens effectively disappeared... Human Rights Legal

2020-01-16 - Amazon opens Netherlands marketplace to sellers

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
Amazon has opened its Netherlands marketplace for sellers to register, as well as announcing plans to expand it later this year. Economic

2020-01-16 - Rogers Activates Canada's First 5G Network; FCC Subsidized Low Income Phones Are Chinese Malware Shitshow; + more news -

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
Rogers officially activates Canada's first 5G network, but customers will have to wait to use it calgaryherald.com Some FCC Subsidized Low Income Phones Are A Chinese Malware Shitshow techdirt.com 5G isn t going to save you from cable broadband anytime soon thenextweb.com US Pay-TV... Development

2020-01-16 - Bank Foreign Currency Exchange Rates Today – 16 January 2020

Thu, 16/01/2020 - 18:10
Here are the foreign currency exchange rates for the US$, ZW$ and Rand on the interbank and black market: Interbank rate USD to ZWL$:17.1001 ZWL$ to RAND: 0.8419 Data according to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Black Market rates OMIR26.46USD / ZWL$ zimrates.com23.9USD / ZWL$ zwl365.... Economic

2020-01-15 - With Friends Like Google…

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
How do you solve a problem like Google? In the midst of a political environment that views every new technology with suspicion, you’d think that targets of regulation would be on their best behavior. Many are, of course: Twitter, Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft are trying hard to convince... Infrastructure and Standardisation Human Rights Economic Legal

2020-01-15 - FTC Settlement with YouTube Has Creators Upset and Worried About FTC Approach to Children’s Privacy

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Google’s decision to require all content creators for YouTube to designate whether their videos are intended for children is negatively impacting online free speech, a bevy of influencers said at a TechFreedom event on Monday. The market-oriented non-profit organized... Security

2020-01-15 - Red Sea Region Suffers From Multi-Day Internet Outage Following an Undersea Cable Cut

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
Damage to a single submarine cable has left the entire Red Sea region disconnected from the Internet. Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Ethiopia have all suffered from the last week's cut of the so-called Falcon cable; however, Yemen has suffered the most with an 80 percent drop in capacity due... Development

2020-01-15 - Here's How We Can Truly #SaveDotOrg

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
Many of my friends in the civil-liberties and Internet-law communities have been criticizing the Internet Society's agreement to sell the Public Interest Registry, which administers the .ORG top-level domain. I'm a free-speech guy, so I support their right to raise all these criticisms.... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-01-15 - Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellite Internet Service Developments for 2019

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
I posted reviews of important LEO-satellite Internet service developments during 2017 and 2018. I've been updating those posts during the years and have 16 new posts for 2019. In 2019 we saw four inciteful simulations, Leosat suspending operations and Amazon announcing the availability of a... Development Legal Economic

2020-01-14 - Strange Bedfellows: EFF Sides with PTO in Trademark Battle Over ‘Booking.com’

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
EFF often criticizes the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for granting bad patents, but a case in the Supreme Court has us on the same side. On Monday, EFF filed an amicus brief asking the court to reject trademark protection for “Booking.com,” pointing out that other travel companies that use... Infrastructure and Standardisation Economic Legal

2020-01-14 - Senator Wyden Wants Paid Ad Blocking Whitelists Investigated

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
For years, journalists have highlighted how ad blocking companies have slowly but surely been compromising their ethics -- and products -- to make an extra buck. Several years ago you'll recall that numerous ad blocking companies were busted letting some companies' ads through their... Security

2020-01-14 - Help shape our message to world leaders on human rights in 2020 and beyond

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
Next week, I’m heading to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos where government leaders, CEOs, and other decision makers will gather to discuss our global future.  It’s an elite, invite-only event, with a limited number of civil society representatives, so given that we have a seat at... Development Human Rights Security Sociocultural

2020-01-14 - Charter, Comcast Start Competing in Each Other’s Territories… But Only For Big Business Accounts

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 18:10
Comcast and Charter Communications have begun to compete outside of their respective cable footprints, potentially competing directly head to head for your business, but only if you are a super-sized corporate client. Comcast Business has targeted selling large Fortune 1000 companies internet... Development

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